Category Archives: Events


In the last post I commented about how Meetup, the online resource for finding and meeting others to do fun things together, had been under a denial of service attack since last Thursday. I’m not sure what motivated the clowns* who … Continue reading

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Feel the pain

Yesterday I walked around the Tidal Basin in Washington DC and found out that the little buttons they hand out as souvenirs every year at the for the National Cherry Blossom Festival aren’t available this year “due to the sequestration.” … Continue reading

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News They Can Use

The other day a couple of friends and I were thinking about going to the National Gun Show held last weekend over near Dulles Airport. We eventually decided against it, due to a combination of bad weather, crowds, sickness, and … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms 2012

 The shoreline in East Potomac Park, near East Basin Drive and the Jefferson Memorial Because of rain and thunderstorms in the weekend forecast, on Friday I went with a small group for a short lunchtime walk around the Tidal Basin. Click the … Continue reading

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Back on the Trail

With spring arriving, it’s time to get back on the walking trail! I have been a member of a local walking and hiking group for several years, always just tagging along enjoying the scenery and taking photos. But in January I … Continue reading

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These daffodils bloomed just in time for St. David’s Day.

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